No picture can do this rod justice. For the budget minded, but quality minded fly fisher, you must at least pick up this rod and cast it. It is not only a beautiful rod to look at, but an awesome rod to pick up. Light in the hand, responsive in the cast. During the month of May, when you purchase this great rod, you get your choice of an Access, Battenkill Bar Stock, or the traditional Battenkill Disc Reel FREE with the rod. Oh! The price of the rod? Just $350.00!